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Your Trusted Advisor in Real Estate Investing

Our bespoke services ensure that each client’s investment strategy is individually tailored to his/her unique situation. This carefully crafted approach ensures that the investment process is seamless, and that each client is set up for success by being supported every step of the way.

ADVISORY

Learn How To Invest & Determine Your Strategy

Our extensive research and analysis of the Toronto real estate market culminates in our educational approach for clients. We have advised, coached, mentored, and taught real estate investing to 650+ investors of all levels - novice, intermediate, advanced. During our Advisory phase, we analyze each individual’s circumstance and provide solutions for the optimal way to reach their real estate investment goals, with a strong emphasis on “teach a man/woman to fish”.

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REALTY

Leverage Our Analysis Of Top Properties

As Investor Realtors, we help our clients find properties that fit the client’s investment strategy identified during the Advisory phase, typically under-valued, under-utilized properties in strong growth areas in Toronto. We pre-screen and pre-analyze all properties through our systematic due diligence to ensure that the financials are sound, and lead the client thru the investment property search process.

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RENOVATIONS

Create The Rent-Ready Apartments & Achieve Top Rents

If required, we help clients create value (also known as “Forced Appreciation”) through strategic, targeted tenant-grade renovations. Our interior design and construction management ensure that each apartment is fully optimized and budgets/timelines are strictly adhered to. By putting the entire property to highest-and-best use, the result is increased property value and increased rents.

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LEASING & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Manage Your Investment Like A Business

Our systematic approach to leasing mitigates the risk of bad/professional tenants, ultimately reducing risk to your business. Property management allows our clients a hands-off approach while ensuring that their investment is operating in tip-top shape.

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"We do a lot of investment properties, and you guys are one of the few teams out there that actually know what you're doing. When you send us a deal, the numbers actually makes sense. Versus someone saying 'My Realtor says I should pick this up... it COULD cashflow... MAYBE... if we get it to this level'. Then we struggle to find financing for someone who barely qualifies. So you guys do a really good job at finding REAL opportunities and making our job easier.

Hugo Dos Reis, Mortgage Broker at Vine Group, REIN Finance Centre

"Matthew Lee is a superstar.  He's one of the big ones… he is a force of nature to watch.  I've had the chance to work with him a few times, and his tenacity is pretty indicative of the guy he is.  He just goes out of his way to do good things for people; he's a mover and a shaker.  Excited for things he is going to do."

Calum Ross, Canadian Mortgage Broker of the Year 2014, Former Head of Finance (REIN)

"The Volition team are true trusted advisors and have their clients’ best interests at heart. I could not have purchased, renovated, and rented out my first triplex without them. They are passionate about sharing their expertise to help others become sophisticated real estate investors."

Florence L.

"Volition Properties were instrumental in my entrance into the real estate investing world, and provided me with enough education to confidently enter the Toronto market. With their assistance I was able to choose the most suitable property given my personal situation, renovate that property for optimal equity lift and yield, and ultimately end up with a great property with strong cash flow in a high-priced market... Volition Properties is truly a one-stop shop."

Arthur N, P. Eng., Systems Engineer

"I attended Volition meetup many times. He provides current market research and economic fundamentals. They have real hands-on experiences and they know what they're doing. They educate other like-minded investors and help them to succeed through all the journey from A to Z(from planning, finding a property to PM and exit strategy). 'Volition Properties' is one of the best companion of investors who knows investing in real estate especially in Toronto."

Hwi K., Sales Representative

"I had calculated the numbers required for a cash flowing income property in Toronto but I was having trouble finding a property to purchase. Volition Investment Properties helped me find and operationalize my first income property in Toronto."

Dainius R., Senior Software Engineer

"The Volition team are knowledgeable, experienced and genuinely want to assist you in reaching your real estate goals; they are definitely a cut above any other real estate agent I have ever worked with."

Chris L., HR Consultant

Congratulations (on reaching 1000 members in your Meetup), Matthew Lee and Ming Lim! You guys absolutely deserve it! Hands down, you guys run the best investment club in town! Period!

Jin Kim, Real Estate Investor/Developer

Hi Matt, Ming and the Volition team,

I just wanted to say thank you for hosting the real estate event yesterday. It was well organized and Peter was amazing.

I look forward to attending the next one.

L.I.

You guys inspire me because you have turned your passion of real estate into a career and vocation. This is 100% entrepreneurship

John Borrello, Real Estate Investor

Matthew I have really enjoyed the coffeehouse web chats that you have put together. I find them very informative and a great way to stay connected if meeting in person doesn’t work. The change to the evening , however, has meant that I cannot attend them, which is a real disappointment for me. Is it ridiculous for me to ask if an audio copy can be made of the events and sent out? It would at the very least allow me to hear all the great information that is coming out of your expert network, even if I can’t participate.

Adrian Ransome, Meetup Attendee

Hi MIng,

Its Eng here, Andrew & I really enjoyed the Volition tour this past weekend with Matt and Ed/Sam. It was impressive to see how to do a Triplex conversion and the possibilities it can bring along with it. You guys had a great turn out and lots of good questions and discussions from the groups

Eng & Andrew, Meetup Attendee
$153M+
Real Estate Invested for Clients
$47M+
Wealth Generated for Clients
$4.5M+
Cashflow Generated for Clients
1036+
Investors Educated

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ARTICLES

  • River & Fifth (Queen & River) May 22, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:  WHAT IS SO SPECIAL ABOUT THIS PARTICULAR CONDO PROJECT?   BEST SUITED FOR OWN USE.  While the area and location is amazing, and while there are tons of infrastructure developments going on in the area (East Harbour, Google Smart City, etc.), this does NOT fit our traditional cashflow business model, and thus is most suitable for owner’s own use / end users. LARGE UPSIDE POTENTIAL.  Although it’s not our traditional cashflow business model, we still believe in the area and the upside growth potential of this development, the business model is ...
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VLOG

  • Volition REI Coffeehouse Webchat (2019/06/05) June 8, 2019 For this coffeehouse chat, we touch on: • Executive Rental Strategy with Triplexes • Operationalization of your real estate business • What does it take to be the best landlord in Toronto? Personally, I’m always interested in out-performing my neighbors not just the marketplace index • What can I do (besides renovate my unit) to attract and retain premium clients? • Which listing websites should I be using? Viewit.ca, Craigslist, Kijiji, AirBnB, Condo.ca, padmapper, torontorentals.ca, etc? • rental application fee • move-in fee • criminal record check • credit check • allowing pets (and what is the best way to screen ...
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MASTERMIND MEETUP

  • APRIL 17, 2019 – BOOST YOUR CASHFLOW!! EXECUTIVE FURNISHED RENTAL STRATEGY April 20, 2019 Have you always wondered how the world of executive rentals work? How are some investors able to get $3000, $4000 sometimes upwards of $5000 in rents on their condos? Join us to hear Rick Aubry speak! Rick is the Managing Partner at Premiere Suites and will be teaching us all about the world of executive rentals! For most unsophisticated consumer-level investors, cashflow negative between $200-$400 is a reality when buying a regular investment condo. As sophisticated investors, this isn’t good enough for us. We are supposed to be sophisticated, so let’s act like it!! By thinking creatively and strategically, ...
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